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Research Assistant I/II

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 504357
Work type: Full-time
Department: Sau Po Centre on Ageing (30302)
Categories: Research Support Staff
Hong Kong

Research Assistant I/II in the Sau Po Centre on Ageing within the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 504357) (to commence as soon as possible, on a one-year temporary basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability)

Applicants should possess a Bachelor’s degree or above in Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Public Health, Statistics or a related discipline; or a Master’s degree in one of the aforementioned disciplines with at least one year’s post-qualification work experience in elderly, gerontechnology, healthcare or social service setting. They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, a strong sense of responsibility, passion and interest in social sciences research and data analytics, and can be well adapted to teamwork.  They should be familiar with statistical software (such as SPSS, STATS, R, etc.), and have adequate knowledge of quantitative research methods.

The appointee will contribute to multiple projects relating to active ageing and family caregiving. He/She will be responsible for data cleaning, analysis and presentation; report drafting, liaison with NGO partners; and perform other research-related duties as assigned.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until August 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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